Hawaii reports 276 new COVID infections; two additional fatalities

Residents at 15 Craigside receive the COVID-19 vaccine.
Residents at 15 Craigside receive the COVID-19 vaccine.(HNN)
Published: Jul. 24, 2021 at 11:56 AM HST|Updated: Jul. 25, 2021 at 12:03 PM HST
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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Hawaii saw 258 new COVID cases Sunday amid an ongoing surge of infections that’s causing growing concern among state health officials.

There were also two more COVID deaths added, bringing the state’s death toll from the virus to 529.

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Of the new cases Sunday, 166 were on Oahu, 65 on Hawaii Island, 22 on Maui, six on Kauai and 17 residents diagnosed outside of the state. The DOH does not provide details on how many cases were in vaccinated vs. unvaccinated individuals.

The total number of cases in Hawaii since the start of the pandemic is now at 40,659.

Over the last 14 days, the state Health Department said there have been 1,953 new cases statewide.

At last check, the DOH reported 59.6% of Hawaii residents have been fully vaccinated.

Here’s daily reporting chart provided by the state Health Department:

Below is the latest information provided by the DOH on Hawaii’s vaccination status:

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